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Dog Days
Pumphrett Finds Work for Idle Hands

Volume nine of The Pumphrett Papers.

The Whole Truth
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Comey’s Brain: An Insider’s Perspective

What was James Comey thinking, from his meetings with Trump to his firing to his congressional testimony? We may never know, but we can do some educated guessing.

Amateur Hour
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The Back Channel Delusion

Back channels have been put to good use in the past, but they are not tools for the naive.

In the Oval Office
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Pumphrett in Trump’s Labyrinth

Volume eight of The Pumphrett Papers.

Bannon Falling
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Pumphrett and the Promulgation of Piffle

Volume seven of The Pumphrett Papers.

The Virtues of Ignorance
Pumphrett and the Tangled Web

Volume six of The Pumphrett Papers.

My Pivotal Role in Iran Contra

What “they” don’t want you to know.

Fidelitas aut Integritas
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Pumphrett and the Fourth Estate

Volume five of The Pumphrett Papers.

Pumphrett Plights His Troth

Volume four of The Pumphrett Papers.

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Pumphrett Ops In

Volume Three of the Pumphrett Papers.

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Hugging the News Cycle
How do you solve a problem like Korea?

As Chinese businessmen protest the latest sanctions, will China’s cooperation on North Korea last?


If you game it out, it’s not certain he will be able to pull it off.

Fracking Abroad

The UK could use that shale gas, but geology and public opinion remain major hurdles.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As the Sikkim border standoff festers, Sino-Indian tensions are flaring up in Kashmir.

Stupid Myths

President Trump made reference to a legend about General Pershing and pigs today. It’s untrue, and wouldn’t work. And he shouldn’t be tweeting it.

The North American Energy Boom

Build offshore oil rigs, not walls.

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